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Global Psychiatry and Mental Health 

The COVID-19 pandemic has touched every corner of the world and left few immune to its serious mental health consequences, highlighting the importance of collaboration and communication among psychiatrists across the globe. Several sessions at this year’s meeting will examine rising mental health issues in different parts of the world, international collaborations in psychiatric research, and social psychiatry’s role in reducing stigma and instituting psychosocial interventions during and after the pandemic.

Be sure to tune into the following sessions to gain a stronger perspective on this topic.

Advancing Ethics and Equity in Psychiatry: Perspectives From the Royal College of Psychiatrists
  • Saturday, May 1, 2021
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM EST
International Research Collaborations in Global Psychiatry and Mental Health: The World Early Career Psychiatrists’ Think Tank
  • Sunday, May 2, 2021
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM EST
COVID-19 Pandemic and After: What Social Psychiatry Can Offer?
  • Sunday, May 2, 2021
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM EST
The IMG Journey: Snapshots Across the Professional Lifespan
  • Sunday, May 2, 2021
  • 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM EST
Asian American Mental Health and Racism During and Post COVID-19
  • Sunday, May 2, 2021
  • 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM EST
Latinx/Hispanic Communities and Mental Health: Identifying Barriers to Access and Potential Solutions During Unsettled Times
  • Monday, May 3, 2021
  • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EST
Double Jeopardy, Muslim Mental Health Provider: Facing Xenophobia, Navigating Burnout, and Focus on Wellness
  • Monday, May 3, 2021
  • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EST
Decolonizing Psychiatry: Listening to and Learning From Case Discussions
  • Monday, May 3, 2021
  • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EST
Ethnicity, Culture, and Psychopharmacology
  • Monday, May 3, 2021
  • 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM EST

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